Available Widgets Reference

Different widgets are available in different types of pages.

Restriction: If your community does not have additional modules enabled, you may not see some of the feature options that are listed and your options may be different.

The following tables show the types of widgets that can be used to customize place overview pages.

Content Widgets

Name Description Used In
Answered Questions Shows questions that have had a reply marked as the Correct Answer. All
Ask [place name] Allows a user to ask a question while type-ahead search tries to answer it with a link to content in the place. If search does not find a match, it prompts the user to ask the question by creating a new discussion in the place. All
Event Calendar Displays upcoming events for the space or group in a calendar format. Group Overview, Space Overview
Event View Displays a specific event from any place. The event ID is located in the URL for the event, for example, "http://yourcommunity/version/events/1000". In this case, the ID is 1000. All
Featured Content Shows the featured content (place owners can designate content items to feature). All
Featured Video Shows a featured video. Group Overview, Project Overview, Space Overview
Latest Poll Shows the most recent poll created in the current place. All
Popular Content Shows the most liked content. Can be customized to show any combination of recent discussions, documents, polls, and/or blog posts from the current place. All
Popular Tags Shows the most commonly used tags in the current place. All
Popular Videos Shows the most liked videos. All
Recent Activity Displays a list of the most recent activity to show what people are doing. All
Recent Blog Posts Shows the first 200 characters of a specific user's blog posts, plus images from the blog. All
Recent Content Can be customized to show any combination of recent discussions, documents, polls, blog posts, and/or bookmarks from the current place. All
Recent Ideas Displays the place's recent ideas. All
Recent Videos Displays the place's recent videos. All
Search Allows user to search a place. Note that you can point this widget to any other place in the community, not just its containing space. For example, your Human Resources space could search the Wellness group from this widget. All
Tagged Event Displays the most recent event that uses a specific tag that you define. All
Tasks Displays the upcoming tasks in this project. Project Overview
Top Ideas Shows the top ideas in the community. All
Top Liked Content Shows the content with the most likes in the current place. All
Top Rated Content Shows the content with the highest rating in the current place. All
Unanswered Questions Shows discussions in the current place that have been marked as a question, but have not yet been marked Answered. All
Upcoming Events On the Home page, displays all visible upcoming events in the system. For all other places, displays the upcoming events for the place. All
View Blogs Shows blog post titles, a 200-character excerpt, or the full content of blog posts in a specified place. All
View Document Displays a document you select. All
Watch a Tag Shows community content that is tagged with the tag(s) that you specify when setting up this widget. This widget is keyed to the official Tag(s) of content; in other words, this widget does not show content with inline #hashtags or @mention text in the body of the content. All

Place Widgets

Name Description Used In
Featured Places Shows a list of community places that you designate. All
Groups Shows similar groups to the current group. All
Places Shows the places around the community in a list view sorted by place type. Home Page
Projects Shows the place's associated projects. Group Overview, Space Overview
Related Groups Shows a list of groups similar to the current group. Group Overview
Related Projects Shows a list of projects similar to the current project. Project Overview
Space Grid Shows the sub-spaces of the current space in a grid view. Home Page, Space Overview
Space Tree Shows the sub-spaces of the current space in a tree view. Home Page, Space Overview
Spaces Shows the sub-spaces of the current space in a list view. Home Page, Space Overview

People Widgets

Name Description Used In
Featured User Displays the selected user's profile image and basic information with an optional description. All
Members Shows the people who have joined the project. Project Overview
Newest Members Shows the people who most recently joined the community. Home page
Recent Activity Displays a list of the most recent activity to show what people are doing. All
Recently Joined Shows the people who most recently joined the group. Group Overview
Top Participants Show the people who created or replied to the most activity. (Note that a user's status points displayed in this widget refer to points earned in the given place only.) All

Other Widgets

Name Description Used In
Actions Displays the Action links through which people can create content for a place. All
Categories Displays the administrator-defined categories for a place. Group Overview, Project Overview, Space Overview
Checkpoints Shows project milestones. Project Overview
Formatted Text Displays your text with formatting, links, and images. All
Group Overview Displays an image and description for the group. Group Overview
HTML Renders your HTML with JavaScript or even CSS. You can add custom buttons to this widget using the <button> class. All
Image Navigation Displays a clickable menu of images and captions linked to locations you select. All
Individual Leaders Shows a list of community members who have earned the most Rewards, as configured by the place owner. Group overview, Space overview, Home page
Project Calendar Shows checkpoints and tasks due in coming weeks. Project Overview
Project Overview Shows the project's graphic, owner, and creation date. Project Overview
Project Status Shows an owner-determined status for a project. Project Overview
Quick Tips Displays a random quick tip about using the community. Home page
RSS Subscription Displays results of a feed from another part of the community or from another web site. All
Slideshow Carousel Embeds rich images and news content into a carousel widget. All
Space Overview Shows the space's graphic, description, tags, and creation date. Space Overview